Sean Pragano joined FOX61 in October 2016 as a morning reporter and weekend morning anchor.
You can catch Sean’s fun Foodie Friday reports every Friday all around the state.
Pragano has been working for the past fifteen years in Charlotte, North Carolina for both FOX Sports Net and Hendricks Motorsports as a reporter, producer, anchor and digital media producer.
A Wallingford native, Pragano graduated from the University of New Haven with a BA in Communication. He has previously worked for the NFL network, TNN Sports, WXAA in Albany, WFSB-TV in Hartford and WCCB-TV (FOX) in Charlotte.
Tacos, tacos, and more tacos. Ok, burritos, too. El Camion in Woodbury is a cozy spot that serves up Mexican fare where flavors are through the roof. Once a delicious food truck is now a place to eat in and enjoy an array of items. First, it’s all fresh & made to order. The tacos are legit. From steak, chicken, pork, fish – even sweet potato. C’mon. The best thing about these tacos, each one has a unique flavor profile, […]
Fantastic food in a friendly environment is what Dom’s Broad St. Eatery in Windsor is all about. This cozy joint serves up breakfast and lunch options that will satisfy any appetite. If you are craving something sweet, the apple fritter French toast is just perfect as is Dom’s hearty hash. It’s a plate that has chunks of corned beef and potatoes topped with eggs piled high, definitely enough for more than one person. “We want to make sure you don’t […]
TORRINGTON — A taste of Italy in Torrington at a place that has been serving up fantastic flavors for nearly 100 years. The Venetian Restaurant is family owned and has a menu filled with fresh and creative appetizers, salads and main dishes. The homemade pastas are a staple. From light red sauce to pesto, you can not go wrong. “We try and give our customers what our family loves to eat,” said Marilena DiLullo-Gillette, the daughter of the owners. “When […]
Two is always better than one and that is certainly the case in Essex. It’s a foodie’s dream, two restaurants under one roof and they are drastically different. The Essex offers modern American cuisine while Los Charros is an authentic Mexican joint and both are filled with flavor. The dishes are fun and unique. At The Essex, those favorites that everyone knows and loves are kicked up a notch. The New England clam chowder has Ramen noodles added to it. […]
BERLIN — Who doesn’t like good old fashioned comfort food, especially when it’s homemade. Josie’s Corner in Berlin is the perfect spot to satisfy that craving in a welcoming environment. This family-owned joint serves up breakfast and lunch where the portions are huge and full of flavor. For starters, the French toast (cinnamon swirl) is to die for. The bread is made in house every day and is cut thick! If eggs are your thing, you gotta try The Josie […]
KENT — Frank Way is friendly and honest, loves being around people and is passionate about food which inspired him to open frank. in Kent. The cozy joint on North Main Street is homey with a menu that is filled with so much flavor. “We call it honest to goodness food,” smiled Way. Just about everything is made in-house daily and sourced locally whenever possible and you can taste it. Let’s start with the meatloaf sandwich. It’s made with pulverized […]
MONTVILLE — If you like Polish food and are in the Uncasville section of Montville, Smakosh is the place to be. Jola Achmatow, who opened this hidden gem 13 years ago with her husband Christoph, has brought flavors from her childhood in Poland to this community. “We try and bring back memories for our customers,” said Achmatow. “It’s important that we remember our grandmothers and mothers and the way they did it when we were growing up.” For regular Donna […]
MADISON — They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and at Cristy’s Madison that is certainly the case. It all starts with the pancakes. From plain to wild and seemingly everything in between, there are over 40 varieties! How about a Coconut Pineapple Macadamia Nut, Pumpkin Apple or a Sausage? These things are huge and will make you happy and full, PERIOD! “The best breakfast I’ve ever had,” wrote Sean M. in an online review. “Excellent […]
NOANK — As seasonal restaurants go, Abbott’s in the Rough is perhaps one of the most popular along the shoreline, if not in all of Connecticut. An institution in the Noank section of Groton since 1947, it’s all about the lobster and this isn’t your Grandma’s lobster. We are talking uber-fresh, right off the boat every single day! Whole lobsters, lobster deviled eggs, lobster mac & cheese and of course the lobster roll! Many argue that it originated at Abbott’s! […]
NEW LONDON — Upon walking into Tony D’s, a New London staple, you are greeted with the sweet smell of homemade Italian food. For more than two decades, the D’Angelo family has been serving up a menu filled with family recipes and the community has been eating it up! The flavors are through the roof and it all starts with the pasta. From Aunt Edie’s pasta bolognese with the signature meat sauce to the artistic white truffle fettuccine, there is […]